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Voluntary Unemployment

Voluntary Unemployment and Child Support Voluntary unemployment or underemployment is an issue that may come up in the child support arena. After a custody determination has been made by an North Carolina court, there is an assumption that the custodial parent (the...

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Termination of Child Support

Termination of Child Support in NC Termination of child support in North Carolina - There is a common misconception that when a child turns eighteen, that a parent no longer has to pay child support but sometimes, a parent is obligated to pay child support beyond a...

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Breach of a Promise to Marry

Breach of a Promise to Marry What is a Breach of a Promise to Marry? Derived from the days of English colonial law, a breach of a promise to marry was originally created as a cause of action for women who stood to lose financial support, their reputation in society,...

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Civil Contempt

Civil Contempt There are two types of contempt in North Carolina – civil contempt and criminal contempt. Previously, we wrote a blog on criminal contempt in North Carolina (click here to read more). This blog will explore civil contempt in North Carolina. What is...

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Criminal Contempt

Criminal Contempt There are two types of contempt in North Carolina – criminal contempt and civil contempt. This blog will focus on criminal contempt in North Carolina. To read about civil contempt in North Carolina, click here. What is Contempt? Contempt is generally...

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Termination of Parental Rights in NC

Termination of Parental Rights in NC Why Would Someone Try to Terminate a Parent’s Rights Over Their Child? There are many, many reasons for which a parent may terminate parental rights of another parent. Oftentimes, a parent wants to terminate the rights of the other...

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